Level 3 Physics
Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Tsai
Physics is the study of the physical world around us, including motion of objects, forces, gravity and electromagnetism. Knowledge of Physics is a requirement for entry to university courses in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Structural, Civil and Electrical, Architectural Design and Surveying.
Experimental Methods: Measurement and analysis of physical systems. Accuracy and reliability of data.
Motion: Translational, Rotational, and Simple Harmonic Motion.
Electricity and Electromagnetism: DC electricity, electromagnetic induction, capacitors, and AC electricity.
Atom, Photons, and Nuclei: An introduction to quantum physics and relativity.
Recommended Prior Learning
Two external passes at Level 2 Physics or HOF approval.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Term: 3, Week: 5
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 23
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.